Low costs. High potential.

Anytime Fitness is recognized as a top-ranked, low cost franchise across all industries.
All figures relate to Anytime Fitness franchising in North America.

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Initial Costs*

 Standard Anytime FitnessAnytime Fitness Express
Initial Franchise Fee$39,500$20,000
Total Investment$114,950 - $677,800$89,350 - $449,800

Franchise fee discounts available to those who qualify through our association with the VetFran program.

Item 7 of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) provides you with in-depth information regarding the costs and expenses you can plan to incur when developing an Anytime Fitness club. These are estimates based upon the actual experience of ourselves and our franchisees, but they can vary by area of the country. 

Required Liquidity$100,000
Required Net Worth$300,000
Revenue Estimates**Average Net Profit - $100,500
Average Total Revenue - $446,100

For investment information outside North America, please contact us.

Being Upfront About Upfront Costs.

Here’s a breakdown of the average start-up costs our owners can anticipate. A key business strategy of Anytime Fitness is keeping costs low.

Controlling Expenses

Our expert-designed facilities incorporate a simple, yet upscale design to help minimize leasehold improvements.

Lease Negotiation

Our real estate experts can help you achieve the lowest possible rate and make sure the lease is structured for your best interests.

We’re Here to Help

Cost and revenue estimates can vary by area, economic factors, etc. Request our Franchise Disclosure Document for more detailed info.

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Type of Expenditure Anytime Fitness Standard Anytime Fitness Express Method of Payment When DueTo Whom Payment is Made
Initial Franchise / Development Fee$16,000 to $39,500 (Note 2)$13,000 to $20,000 (Note 2)Lump SumWhen You Sign Your Franchise AgreementUs
Travel and Living Expenses While Training (Note 3)$3,000 to $3,600$3,000 to $3,600As IncurredBefore and During TrainingVendors (e.g. travel, hotel, restaurants)
Real Estate and Improvements$13,500 to $307,500 (Note 4)$7,500 to $205,000 (Note 4)As IncurredAs IncurredThird Parties
Architect/Design Fees (Note 5)$5,000 to $9,500$3,500 to $8,000As specified in contractAt the time of designArchitect
Fitness Equipment$6,500 to $125,000 (Note 6)$4,200 to $80,000 (Note 6)Lump SumBefore Issuing Order for the EquipmentUs or Vendors
Tanning Equipment$0 to $7,300 (Note 6)$0 to $5,000 (Note 6)Lump SumBefore Issuing Order for the EquipmentVendors
Hydromassage Equipment$0 to $14,500 (Note 6)$0
Fitness Class Kiosk$0 to $8,500$0Lump SumBefore Issuing Order for the EquipmentVendors
Global Access Equipment$1,600 to $32,500 (Note 6)$1,600 to $20,000 (Note 5)Lump SumBefore Issuing Order for the EquipmentVendors
First Aid Equipment$1,000 to $1,400 (Note 7)$1,000 to $1,400 (Note 7)As IncurredAs IncurredVendors
Interior Signs (Note 8)$300 to $5,300$300 to $5,300Lump SumBefore OpeningUs or Vendors
Outside Signs (Note 8)$650 to $13,000$650 to $13,000As IncurredBefore OpeningUs or Vendors
Miscellaneous Opening Costs (Note 9)$2,000 to $2,500$1,600 to $2,100As IncurredAs IncurredVendors
Pre-Sale / Grand Opening Advertising (Note 10)$10,000 to $20,000$8,000 to $13,000As IncurredBetween 60 Days Before Opening to 60 Days After OpeningVendors
Insurance (Note 11)$2,500 to $2,800$2,200 to $2,400Lump SumBefore OpeningVendors
Supplies and Furniture$4,900 to $5,900$3,000 to $5,000As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors
Legal and Accounting Expenses$500 to $4,500$500 to $4,500As IncurredBefore OpeningVendors
Training Suite (Note 12)$0 to $9,000$4,800 to $5,000Lump sumBefore OpeningUs
Club Management Software (Note 13)$500$500As IncurredAs incurredVendors
Additional Funds - 3 Months (Notes 14 and 15)$47,000 to $65,000$34,000 to $56,000As IncurredAs IncurredSuppliers, Utilities, etc.
Total:$114,950 to 677,800 (Note 16) $89,350 to $449,800 (Note 16)   
All notes are found in the Anytime Fitness Franchise Disclosure Document.  To obtain a copy, contact a franchise sales representative at: 1-800-704-5004.
These figures are estimates of the complete investments in setting-up an Anytime Fitness Center and operating it for 3 months. It is possible to significantly exceed costs in any of the areas above. Some costs will vary in relation to the physical size of the fitness center. A lower cost center is one that would require fewer leasehold improvements and fewer equipment expenditures. Moderate and higher cost fitness centers may require extensive interior renovations and additional equipment. The above figures do not include extensive exterior renovations.

Putting in your time

While many of our club owners enjoy the flexibility to pursue other passions, any new business requires a significant time commitment. So be realistic in assessing your availability for launching your new club as well as day-to-day operations. Of course, we’re here to help with everything from site selection to operations with 360° Support.

More clubs, more opportunity

Many of our owners enjoy the added earnings potential of owning more than one club. We offer discounts on franchise fees for additional clubs to help our owners dream big.

The intangibles

Of course, every business owner hopes to earn a profit. But financials aside, the things we hear Anytime Fitness owners rave about are the rewards of a healthier lifestyle – for their members and themselves. After all, if you truly love your work you’re bound to enjoy a more passionate, fulfilling life.

*See Notes 2 and 13 from Item 7 of the FDD

**See Item 19 of the FDD. This is an estimate of what we think you can earn based on certain assumptions described further in Item 19 of the FDD.  We have projected Average EBITDA Before Salaries based on an Anytime Fitness center with 851 members during the entire year, with an estimated average monthly membership fee of $35.51 per member and estimated annual personal training fees of $119.76 per member.  Of the 2,067 Anytime Fitness centers open for at least 12 months as of February 28, 2017, 829 (40%) had an average of over 851 members in the 12 months ended on February 28, 2017.  Your results may differ.  There is no assurance that you will sell as many memberships or earn as much.  See Item 19 of the FDD for more information.